FOCUS LLC, a Washington, D.C., mid-market investment bank, named Frank Slacik as its new chief financial officer. Slacik comes to FOCUS from JMP Securities, where he also served as a CFO. He is the banks first CFO; prior to his arrival FOCUS outsourced financial operations to a CPA.
The bank also announced the appointment of Jim Pursiano to a managing director slot in its San Francisco office. Pursiano comes from Applied Materials business development shop, where he was also a managing director.